Photo Marathon

Photo © Olivier Vermeulen

Photo Marathon

Get to know Lenzburg through the viewfinder. The first Photo Marathon is to be held in Lenzburg on Saturday, 25 May 2019.

For this event participants are given an overarching theme to implement creatively with their camera within a fixed period of time.

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Idea

  • The Marathon part is held throughout the town of Lenzburg and lasts five hours.
  • During that time the participants will take photos on seven different themes.
  • The number of participants is limited to fifty.
  • The participants will get to know one another right at the start and have plenty of opportunities to chat throughout the afternoon.
  • The participants will receive the exclusive Photo Festival T-shirt.
  • At the pre-dinner drinks and then the dinner they will be able to discuss their experiences and the photos of all the participants.
  • The photos will be selected by our jury of experts; the best photograph of the entire Photo Marathon and the best photograph in each category will be rewarded at the closing event (finissage).

Procedure

  • Participants are required to pre-register for the event.
  • At the start of the Marathon, participants are given a list with the four individual themes that relate to the themes to be photographed, together with full details of the intermediate station.
  • At the intermediate station the participants are then given the details of the final destination and a list with the three remaining individual themes. The participant are requested to upload the images directly in our website within three days.

Rules

  • The number of participants is limited to fifty.
  • Participation is subject to an entry fee of CHF 25.00.
  • ‘Beauty’ is the overarching theme of the Photo Marathon.
  • The overarching theme is comprised of a total of seven sub-themes/tasks to be implemented through photography.
  • The photographs are taken during the Photo Marathon.
  • All the photographs must be taken in the correct sequence, theme by theme.
  • The photographs must be stored in JPEG format with a minimum resolution of 1200×1600 pixels.
  • The photographs must not be edited. All the features of the camera itself can be used.
  • The start, intermediate station and finish must be reached in good time.

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